Famous Track And Field Athletes from the United States

List of notable or famous track and field athletes from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in the United States and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from the United States is included when available.

Amy Acuff and Carl Lewis are included on this list.

This historic track and field athletes from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from the United States?" These prominent track and field athletes of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American track and field athletes.

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  • Lolo Jones
    Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
  • Carl Lewis
    Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
  • Amy Acuff
    Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Bryan Clay
    Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Austin, Texas
    • Birthplace: Missoula, Montana
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
  • Tyson Gay
    Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Birthplace: Fairfield, California
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Jesse Williams
    Dec. at 13 (1983-1997)
    • Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America
    • Birthplace: Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Birthplace: Woodland, California
    • Birthplace: Kapsabet, Kenya
    • Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia
    • Birthplace: Irving, Texas
  • Will Claye
    Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona
    • Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia
    • Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Birthplace: Virginia
    • Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
    • Birthplace: Illinois
    • Birthplace: Norfolk, Nebraska